438 Blog Posts From the Speed Limits Tag


March, 2017 speed limit news roundup

There is a good amount of speed-related legislative activity this spring. The Arkansas legislature quickly approved HB 2057, intended to raise freeway speed limits to 75 and two lane speed limits to 65. It is unclear if freeway speed limits will actually increase. The Highway Commission already had authority to raise speed limits and did […]

Ups and downs

Like speed policy, drug policy has had cycles driven by a few people. Starting in the Reefer Madness era, the 1930s, America got tough on drugs. Much of this effort was the result of one man, Harry Anslinger. Think of him as the first drug czar. (His Wikipedia page gives more details, but mainly tells […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: March 27, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: March 27, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –CA Man sues traffic court over conflict of Interest– –DE Town refunds rlc fines– –VA scolds IIHS over illegal use of speed cams– Friday, March 24, 2017 California Man Sues Traffic Court Over Conflict Of Interest Every judge in a California traffic court case has a personal financial stake in […]

Another not-a-school-zone speed limit

An NMA member asked a question a lot more of us should be asking: is this really a school zone? As you enter Daly City, California from the east the speed limit on the four lane road drops from 45 to a 25 mph school zone. Except it isn’t a school zone: there is no […]

Driving News Roundup: March 17, 2017

Driving News Roundup: March 17, 2017

In this Week’s Driving News Roundup: -States consider raising gas tax— -RLC Scam in FL— -KY Court considers ALPRs— -Reclined seats declared suspicious in KS— -Nation needs $4.5 Trillion for Infrastructure— Driving News Story of the Week US auto recalls hit record high 53.2 million in 2016 After the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration came […]